Sunflower & Safflower Oil

In this section of the site, you’ll find our range of oils taken from two related plants: the sunflower, and the slightly less well-known safflower.

Sunflower oil has been enjoyed for thousands of years. By taking the seeds from the sunflower and compressing them, their oil is extracted. This method involves no heat, and so best preserves the flavour of the seed. It’s known as cold-pressing. It’s often used for deep-frying, as it has a high smoking point, and its flavour is subtle enough that the flavour of the oil won’t impact that of the food. That said, it can also be used for shallow-frying, too.

Safflower oil is noted for having high levels of omega 6 and vitamin E – both of which form essential components of a healthy diet. It’s also notable that safflower oil is lower in saturated fats than olive oil. The safflower itself is a thistle-like plant which flowers yellow, orange or red. It produces small seeds which, under pressure, yield a delicious oil which can be combined with balsamic vinegar, garlic, and crusty bread, in much the same way that olive oil is. The oil has a subtly sweet, nutty taste.


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Clearspring Organic Sunflower Oil  1 litre Clearspring Organic Sunflower Oil 1 litre

Organic cold pressed, unrefined sunflower oil, not deodorised

Dairy Free, Egg Free, Lactose Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
Our Price £5.99 (£0.60 per 100ml)  

Clearspring Organic Sunflower Oil 500ml Clearspring Organic Sunflower Oil 500ml

Cold pressed, unrefined sunflower oil. Not deodorised.

Dairy Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
Our Price £3.49 (£0.70 per 100ml)  

Community Sunflower Oil  1 litre Community Sunflower Oil 1 litre
Our Price £2.64 (£0.26 per 100ml)  

Meridian Organic Sunflower Oil  500ml Meridian Organic Sunflower Oil 500ml

Produced from seeds organically grown in France, this nutty flavoured oil is suitable for salads, spreads and baking. The distinct character of each unrefined oil is retained through mechanical pressing at under 50°c

Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Organic, Soya Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Yeast Free
Our Price £3.99 (£0.80 per 100ml)  
Vegan, Free From, Eco, Organic
on orders over £35*